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About Stillman College

Stillman College is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Stillman College was founded in 1876 and enrolls 1,072 undergrads and no graduate students.

Stillman College offers housing for up to 1,006 students. The majority of students live on-campus.About 70% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

Stillman College's endowment was valued at $18.209 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Stillman College spends about $3,897. There are 18 Stillman College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Stillman College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 44%
Average GPA 2.9
Mean ACT score 18
Tuition $9,548

Stillman College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Stillman College Early Admission

Stillman College offers early decision but does not offer early action.

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Stillman College Acceptance Rate

It is slightly difficult to get into Stillman College. Stillman College admitted 44% of all applicants in 2019. Last year, 3,491 students applied to Stillman College and 1,526 were admitted.

Stillman College Waitlist

Stillman College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Stillman College?

Stillman College is considered slightly difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Stillman College, applicants must submit the following items.

Stillman College Application Requirements

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Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.5
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GPA and Test Scores for Stillman College

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Stillman College is 2.9 /4.0. The mean ACT score for Stillman College students is 18.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Stillman College.

Does Stillman College Require the ACT or SAT?

Stillman College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 8% submitted the SAT. 92% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Stillman College

Yes! Stillman College provides on-campus housing for up to 1,006 students.

Stillman College students are active in the school's Stillman Blue Pride Marching Band, Sophisticated Unlimited Modeling Troupe and Christian Student Association. Homecoming, Founders' Day, and and Christmas Concert are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Stillman College.

Financial Aid at Stillman College

Stillman College meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $21,774 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Stillman College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Stillman College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Stillman College, around 52% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 264 students who started at Stillman College as first-time freshman, 59 graduate within four years.

Around 34% of students who started at Stillman College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 34% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $30,429 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Stillman College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Stillman College a good school for you?

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Where is Stillman College?

Stillman College is located in the urban setting of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, less than an hour from Birmingham.

If you want to see Stillman College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 20/59 to Tuscaloosa, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tuscaloosa Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Stillman College and Tuscaloosa are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Drawer 1430, 3600 Stillman Boulevard Tuscaloosa, AL 35403-9990

Campus Setting: Urban

Stillman College Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Stillman College is Continuous processing.

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Stillman College is 18. Students with an ACT score of 18 and above have a good chance of getting into Stillman College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 18 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

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Wondering what life at Stillman College is like? There are approximately 1,072 students enrolled at Stillman College. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from AL and 35% percent of students are from other states.


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